This US company is offering ‘fur-ternity leave’ for new pet parents

This US company is offering ‘fur-ternity leave’ for new pet parents Employees are allowed a week of work-from-home days so they can spend quality time with their companions. Two dogs are carried in a special bag...

Comment: Shambles will deter potential jobs if not sorted

Comment: Shambles will deter potential jobs if not sorted Tara Mines in Co Meath One argument for having minerals exploration drilling outside the normal planning process is its complex nature. Industry experts in the Department are seen...

No fall-off in women availing of cancer screening amid scandal

No fall-off in women availing of cancer screening amid scandal Vicky Phelan’s court case in April disclosed the scandal. Photo: Colin O'Riordan The number of women availing of routine cervical screening offered by CervicalCheck has remained...

Bye-bye, Beetle: curtain falls on ‘a car for the people’ but the memories will...

Bye-bye, Beetle: curtain falls on 'a car for the people' but the memories will tick over for ever In focus: Volkswagen Beetle VW BeetleVW Beetle's assembly on Shelbourne Road, DublinVW Beetle production line DublinNews of the...

Adidas Irish unit scores with Munster shirt sales

Adidas Irish unit scores with Munster shirt sales Sam Arnold of Munster, wearing the side’s distinctive Adidas kit, is tackled by Maxime Machenaud of Racing 92Adidas now also supplies kits to rugby rivals Leinster Sales of...

Central Bank fines insurance firm €1.5m after breaches

Central Bank fines insurance firm €1.5m after breaches Photo: Bloomberg The Central Bank has issued a fine of €1.5m on PartnerRe Ireland Insurance and Partner Reinsurance Europe in respect of breaches of Solvency II and corporate...

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Apologies for mineral firms as State scrambles to end drill delay Stock photo: Thinkstock The Government has apologised to Ireland's minerals-exploration industry as fresh details emerged of a legislative foul-up that has stopped new drilling here. The...

Global warming lets first container ship cross Russia’s Arctic

Global warming lets first container ship cross Russia's Arctic Danish shipping giant Maersk will become the first company to send a commercial container ship from the Pacific to the North Atlantic through Russia's Northern Sea...

VIDEO: Husband and wife team who met on first day of work in the...

VIDEO: Husband and wife team who met on first day of work in the Rose of Tralee rose garden set to retire this year It was a love story that bloomed among Roses.  Brendan and...

Dublin Brexit boost as Prudential moves EU business

Dublin Brexit boost as Prudential moves EU business Prudential’s London-based CEO Mike Wells Insurer Prudential plans to consolidate all non-British European insurance business in its Dublin subsidiary as part of preparations for Britain's exit from the...

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